1981 Season

standings

Drivers' Championship

Pos   Driver Car (Team) Tyres Points GP ST PP FL 1 2 3 4 5 6 BS/BF
1 Nelson Piquet Brabham Ford BT49C (Brabham)
M; G 50 15 15 4 1 3 1 3 2 1 1/1
2 Carlos Reutemann Williams Ford FW07C (Williams) M; G 49 15 15 2 2 2 3 2 1 1 1/1
3 Alan Jones Williams Ford FW07C (Williams) M; G 46 15 15 5 2 3 1 2 2/1
4 Jacques Laffite Ligier Matra JS17 (Ligier) M 44 15 15 1 1 2 2 3 2 1/1
5 Alain Prost Renault RE20B; RE30 (Renault) M 43 15 15 2 1 3 2 1 1/1
6 John Watson McLaren Ford M29F; MP4 (McLaren) M 27 15 15 1 1 2 1 2 2/1
7 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 126CK (Ferrari) M 25 15 15 1 1 2 1 1 1/1
8 Elio de Angelis Lotus Ford 81B; 87; 88; 88B (Lotus) M; G 14 14 14 1 4 3 6/4
9 René Arnoux Renault RE20B; RE30 (Renault) M 11 15 14 4 1 1 1 1 1/2
9 Héctor Rebaque Brabham Ford BT49C (Brabham) M; G 11 15 14 3 1 6/4
11 Riccardo Patrese Arrows Ford A3 (Arrows) M; P 10 15 14 1 1 1 1/2
11 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell Ford 010; 011 (Tyrrell) M; A; G 10 15 14 1 3 1 8/4
13 Didier Pironi Ferrari 126CK (Ferrari) M 9 15 15 1 1 3 3/4
14 Nigel Mansell Lotus Ford 81B; 87; 88B (Lotus) M; G 8 14 13 1 1 1 3/3
15 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo N179; N179C (Alfa Romeo) M 7 15 15 1 1 6/3
16 Marc Surer Ensign Ford N180B (Ensign)
Theodore Ford TY01 (Theodore)
M
A
4 6
8
6
7

1



1

1
15/4
19/8
17 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo N179; N179C; N179D (Alfa Romeo) M 3 15 15 1 6/4
18 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren Ford M29F; MP4 (McLaren) M 1 15 14 1 5/6
18 Patrick Tambay Theodore Ford TY01 (Theodore)
Ligier Matra JS17 (Ligier)
M
M
1 7
8
6
8







1
14/6
7/ret
18 Slim Borgudd ATS Ford D4; D5 (ATS) M; A 1 12 7 1 20/6
18 Eliseo Salazar March Ford 811 (March)
Ensign Ford N180B (Ensign)
M
M; A
1 6
9
1
8








1
23/ret
20/6
Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier Matra JS17 (Ligier)
Osella Ford FA1B; FA1C (Osella)
M
M
0 2
7
2
7








10/7
14/8
Siegfried Stohr Arrows Ford A3 (Arrows) M; P 0 13 8 13/7
Derek Daly March Ford 811 (March) M; A 0 15 8 17/7
Chico Serra Fittipaldi Ford F8C (Fittipaldi) M; A; P 0 14 5 18/7
Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi Ford F8C (Fittipaldi) M; A; P 0 14 9 8/9
Michele Alboreto Tyrrell Ford 010; 011 (Tyrrell) M; A; G 0 12 10 17/9
Brian Henton Toleman Hart TG181 (Toleman) M; P 0 12 1 23/10
Jan Lammers ATS Ford D4 (ATS) M 0 4 2 21/12
Ricardo Zunino Tyrrell Ford 010 (Tyrrell) M 0 2 2 24/13
Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella Ford FA1B (Osella) M 0 2 1 24/13
Jean-Pierre Jabouille Ligier Matra JS17 (Ligier) M 0 6 3 16/nc
Beppe Gabbiani Osella Ford FA1B (Osella) M 0 15 3 20/ret
Miguel Angel Guerra Osella Ford FA1B (Osella) M 0 4 1 22/ret
Derek Warwick Toleman Hart TG181 (Toleman) M; P 0 12 1 22/ret
Ricardo Londoño Ensign Ford N180B (Ensign) M 0 1 dns
Kevin Cogan Tyrrell Ford 010 (Tyrrell) M 0 1 dnq
Giorgio Francia Osella Ford FA1B (Osella) M 0 1 dnq
Jacques Villeneuve Sr. Arrows Ford A3 (Arrows) P 0 2 dnq
Emilio de Villota Williams Ford FW07 (Banco Occidental) M 0 1 ex

Championship points awarded to the top six finishers in each race on an 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis.
Only the best 11 results counted towards the Championship.

 

Constructors' Championship

Pos   Constructor Tyres Points GP ST PP FL 1 2 3 4 5 6 BS/BF
1 Williams Ford M; G 95 15 15 2 7 4 6 3 3 1 1/1
2 Brabham Ford M; G 61 15 15 4 1 3 1 3 3 3 1 1/1
3 Renault M 54 15 15 6 2 3 3 1 1 1 1/1
4 Ligier Matra M 44 15 15 1 1 2 2 3 2 1/1
5 Ferrari M 34 15 15 1 2 2 1 2 3 1/1
6 McLaren Ford M 28 15 15 1 1 2 1 3 2/1
7 Lotus Ford M; G 22 14 14 1 2 4 4 3/3
8 Arrows Ford M; P 10 15 14 1 1 1 1/2
8 Alfa Romeo M 10 15 15 1 2 6/3
8 Tyrrell Ford M; A; G 10 15 15 1 3 1 8/4
11 Ensign Ford M; A 5 15 14 1 1 2 15/4
12 Theodore Ford M; A 1 15 13 1 14/6
12 ATS Ford M; A 1 15 9 1 20/6
March Ford M; A 0 15 9 17/7
Fittipaldi Ford M; A; P 0 14 9 8/7
Osella Ford M 0 15 10 14/8
Toleman Hart M; P 0 12 2 22/10

Championship points awarded to the top six finishers in each race on an 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis.
All results counted towards the Championship.

 

Legend
GP – Grand Prix; ST – starts; PP – pole positions; FL – fastest laps; 1–10 – finish places; BS – best start; BF – best finish;
nc – not classified; ret – retired; dsq – disqualified; dns – did not start; dnq – did not qualify; dnpq – did not pre-qualify; ex – excluded

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